I have bruises all over my body. From top to bottom every area has been hit multiple times by those smacking me with the plank in their eyes.
While God certainly has used such to further purify me of sin, working a righteousness and holiness that is clearly of His power, many others’ lives are crippled or even destroyed because someone was “just trying to help.”
Woe to those who think they are doing good by seeking to remove even a speck from a person’s life while their plank is causing wholesale destruction.
Now, yes, now, today, is the time to repent and begin by God’s power and the Holy Spirit to saw off the plank in your life.
In short, humble yourself, mind your own business Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, (1 Thessalonians 4:11) until you have been sawed on in Christ!
It is only by surrendering to God’s powerful purifying grace that you will then “see clearly” if a person has a sin that is in need of your judgments and help.
Indeed, you will be of no help to such a person until you “see clearly” from God how they are to be helped!
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Timothy Williams : male bGd*, widowed, never divorced, celibate, single, over 60, straight, preacher of the full gospel: Not associated with any church, denomination or club. College drop-out, no bible degrees, pursuing the righteousness and holiness from the Living God. (BGD: bGd, male By God’s Design)
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